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Tom resigns from Council seat, gives no reason

David L. Tom submitted his resignation as a member of the Navajo Nation Council on Wednesday. Tom, who represents Toadlena/Two Grey Hills, Red Valley, Tse’alnaozt’i’i’, Sheepsprings, Beclabito, and Gadiiahi/To’Koi, made

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Shirley keeping up low-key campaign

For a former president who is now seeking his third term in office, Joe Shirley Jr.’s name doesn’t appear that much in the media.

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Deschene gives deposition

After spending all day on the campaign trail at the 103rd annual Northern Navajo Fair in Shiprock, N.M., Navajo Nation presidential candidate Chris Deschene spent most of the day at the law office of David Jordan.

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Election board votes to move forward with Nov. 4 election

Kay Rogers and Rosalind Zah, both concerned voters who attended a special meeting of the Navajo Board of Election Supervisors on Tuesday, are relieved the Nov. 4 general election will go on as planned.

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Deschene case goes back to office of hearings and appeals

Dozens of people stood in line Friday morning at the Tuba City Judicial District to hear oral arguments regarding whether Christopher Clark Deschene should be disqualified from being a candidate for the office of the Navajo Nation President because he does not speak fluent Diné Bizaad.

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Supreme Court to hear Deschene case

CHINLE – The Navajo Nation Supreme Court will hear oral arguments concerning whether Christopher Clark Deschene should be disqualified from running for Navajo Nation president because he is not fluent

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Shelly vetoes funding for delegates’ assistants

WINDOW ROCK – When Oct. 1 arrives, politically appointed legislative district assistants like Celena McCray will no longer be on the payroll nor will they represent the Council delegates they

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Complaint against Deschene’s candidacy not filed in time

An attempt by a group of Navajos as well as unsuccessful candidates for president to get Chris Deschene removed from the general election ballot has failed. Officials for the Navajo

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Shirley selects 37-year-old Dineh Benally as VP running mate

Former Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley Jr. went for youth in picking his vice presidential candidate Tuesday. Dineh Benally, son of presidential candidate Donald Benally, is 37 with a master’s

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Lowe Atcitty, a longtime educator, to join Deschene on Nov. 4 general ticket

Hozho – the Navajo principle of balance with the natural world – is among a slew of reasons presidential hopeful Christopher Clark Deschene has selected Fannie Lowe Atcitty as his